Journal of Pediatrics and Mother Care

Editor in Chief

Dr. Charleta Guillory, M.D., M.P.H, F.A.A.P., is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Section of Neonatology at Baylor College of Medicine, Director of Level II Nurseries at Texas Children’s Hospital and Director of Texas Children's Hospital Neonatal-Perinatal Public Health Program. She earned her doctor of medicine degree from the Louisiana State University Medical School, completed…

Name : Charleta Guillory
University : Baylor College of Medicine

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    Bringing Books into the Exam Room: The Role of Pediatric Residents in Promoting Early Childhood Literacy

    Pediatricians play an important role in promoting the healthy development of all children. This involves addressing disparities in the environments of children that can affect their ability to grow and learn. Historically, pediatric primary care has included a variety of evidence-based strategies to prevent disease and disability including encouraging…

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    Hypoxia-Inducible Factor in Cord Blood of Term and Preterm Newborns

    The Hypoxia Inducible Factor-1 (HIF-1) is a transcription pivotal molecule regulating cellular homeostasis in response to hypoxia. It has been shown to up regulate various downstream genes – e.g. Erythropoietin (EPO) and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) – and has been implicated in the pathogenesis of several diseases involving tissue…

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    Food Cravings and Aversions during Pregnancy: A Current Snapshot

    Food cravings are very common during pregnancy, along with food aversions in many instances, yet their underlying causes are not well understood. Food cravings are usually met with the consumption of the craved food, which generally include unhealthy foods, that is, sweet/fat and salty/spicy foods. It is important to follow a healthy diet during pregnancy…

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PubMed Indexed Articles

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    Newborn Hearing Screenings in Human Immunodeficiency Virus- Exposed Uninfected Infants

    Perinatal HIV infection and congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection may increase the risk for hearing loss. We examined 1,435 infants enrolled in the Surveillance Monitoring of ART Toxicities (SMARTT) study of the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS) network, a prospective study of the safety of in utero antiretroviral (ARV) exposures. We determined…

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    Health Literacy and Education Predict Nutrient Quality of Diet of Socioeconomically Diverse, Urban Adults

    Health literacy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions”. To be health literate, comprehensions as well as numeracy are needed. Health numeracy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity…

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    Optimization of a Clinically Relevant Model of White Matter Stroke in Mice: Histological and Functional Evidences

    White matter (WM) injury during stroke increases the risk of disability and gloomy prognosis of post-stroke rehabilitation. However, modeling of WM loss in rodents has proven to be challenging. We report improved WM injury models in male C57BL/6 mice. Mice were given either endothelin-1 (ET-1) or L-N5-(1-iminoethyl)ornitine (L-NIO) into the periventricular…

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